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"I started at the force when I was 18 in 1978, as one of Bedfordshire Police’s first black male police officers. I wanted to become a police officer after my father’s first experience of arriving in Britain from St Lucia. He was met with signs in the windows of guest houses saying ‘no blacks, dogs or Irish’ and he was then beaten up. He told me: If it wasn’t for the police I wouldn’t be here.”

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